PCHS water issue under investigation

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer After receiving reports the water at Pocahontas County High School smelled and tasted like paint, the board of education office went into action to investigate the cause and find a resolution to the problem. Knowing the board recently hired Southern Corrosion, Inc., of Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina, to paint the interior More...

by Suzanne Stewart | Published 1 day ago
By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015

Sheriff’s department releases statement on employee’s death

According to a press release from the Pocahontas County Sheriff’s Department, Charles C. Alexander, of Arbovale, was found deceased at his residence Tuesday morning, August 25, of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, August 26th, 2015

Wreck leads to two arrests

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer When Pocahontas County Sheriff’s deputies Brian Shinaberry and James Peteete responded to a one vehicle accident in Bartow last week, it turned into multiple charge arrests of two More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, August 26th, 2015

BOE, Campbell discuss Common Core

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer At the board of education meeting Monday night, Delegate Denise Campbell addressed the board with her concerns and questions about Common Core Standards. Campbell serves on the house More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, August 19th, 2015

BOE fills positions in special meeting

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer At a special meeting Monday night, the board of education filled several personnel positions. Although the board attempted to begin the school year with fewer substitutes in classrooms, More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, August 19th, 2015

Durbin Council looks for ways to save money

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer In an effort to save money and cut costs, Durbin Town Council discussed several ways to trim the fat at its regular meeting August 11. Councilmember Jeremy Bauserman suggested the town More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

BOE concerned with preschool position at School Days

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer With the first day of school getting closer, the Pocahontas County Board of Education is facing a new issue. At its meeting Monday night, director of special education/student services/transportation/tech More...

farmers market